ASN Aircraft accident de Havilland Canada C-115 Buffalo (DHC-5) 2372 Manaus Air Base, AM (PLL)
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Date:Friday 23 February 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada C-115 Buffalo (DHC-5)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2372
MSN: 42
First flight: 1970
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 22
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Manaus Air Base, AM (PLL) (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Manaus Air Base, AM (PLL/SBMN), Brazil
The Buffalo transport plane crashed on landing, killing three occupants. Reportedly there was a fire during descent for landing.

» Globo 13 NOV 1990, p15
» Folha de Sao Paulo 24-2-1973


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